Mr. Olakunle Adeniyi, the Publisher of an online newspaper, Fellow Press, has denied paying hackers before portal came alive again.
The site which was offline for several hours and later defaced on Monday, was suspected to have been the handiwork of blackhat men. “You have been hacked!”, the warning on the website read.
Replying message from Nigeria News Online, the Publisher of the newspaper said denied paying any amount to the hackers, but refusing how the site was later recovered.
“We are happy that our darling newpaper is back online. Majority of our readers were anxious, but we can assure that FELLOW PRESS is back and stronger. And we did not pay anyone to have our website back”, Mr. Adeniyi said.
Fellow Press is among the leading Nigerian newspaper, with both breaking news and verified information to its teaming readers.
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